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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Mary hope the people in town will stop doing to Ethan after hearing her fortune read?
(a) Judging him.
(b) Laughing at him.
(c) Pitying him.
(d) Looking down on him.

2. What is Mr. Baker's profession?
(a) Musician.
(b) Baker.
(c) Soldier.
(d) Banker.

3. What does Ethan say his wife never does when they talk?
(a) Care.
(b) Listen.
(c) Retain.
(d) Take interest.

4. What will be built where an old hotel is being bulldozed?
(a) A school.
(b) A park.
(c) A gas station.
(d) A chain store.

5. What does Bake want to build on Taylor Meadow?
(a) A park.
(b) A shopping mall.
(c) A school.
(d) An airfield.

6. Which of the following animals did Ethan NOT kill as a child?
(a) Rabbits.
(b) Squirrels.
(c) Pigs.
(d) Ducks.

7. What did Mary's fortune say about Ethan?
(a) He would be rich.
(b) He would die young.
(c) He would have more children.
(d) He had a wandering heart.

8. What does Ethan tell his wife when he comes home from work at the beginning of the book?
(a) They are going away.
(b) They need to talk.
(c) He has a lot to tell her.
(d) He is too tired to talk.

9. What is Stoney's occupation?
(a) Store owner.
(b) Chief of Police.
(c) Recruiter.
(d) Professor.

10. What does Ethan say men are doing all the time?
(a) Dying.
(b) Changing.
(c) Thinking.
(d) Being.

11. Where did Ethan think Jesus was the day before Easter?
(a) Purgatory.
(b) Heaven.
(c) Hell.
(d) The tomb.

12. Who told Ethan that Danny was all cleaned up and sober?
(a) Morphy.
(b) Marullo.
(c) Stoney.
(d) Baker.

13. What happens when Margie pulls out her tarot cards in front of Ethan?
(a) He sees her trick sheet.
(b) He feels a searing pain.
(c) Mary gets upset.
(d) He faints.

14. How many children does Ethan have?
(a) 5.
(b) 3.
(c) 4.
(d) 2.

15. What is Mary sick with the Tuesday after Easter?
(a) A cold.
(b) A hangover.
(c) The flu.
(d) Pneumonia.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Ethan buy when he goes down to Danny's shack?

2. Where does Ethan work?

3. What is the name of Ethan's home town?

4. What does Ethan evaluate after his Easter dinner?

5. Who does Ethan see sleepwalking?

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